Assassin’s Creed: Syndicate review

Jacob and Evie Frye are twins
Jacob and Evie Frye are twins

Overview

Since the first Assassin’s Creed episode was released, thousands of people around the world have been hooked on the secret war between the Assassin’s and the Knights Templar. Having an interest in the Templar history, it seems strange that Ubisoft selected them to be the antagonists and not the other way around. However, it makes for a wonderful scenario and each game does state that it’s a work of fiction.

The year is 1868 and the industrial revolution is powering Britain as the most powerful country in the world. In this alter-universe, the Templars and their henchmen – The Blighters – have taken control of London and it’s down to our new twin heroes Jacob and Evie Frye to stop them. Continue reading “Assassin’s Creed: Syndicate review”

SteamWorld Dig to come to Xbox One

Remember SteamWorld Dig that I reported the teaser trailer on back in 2013? I just about did. It was to be released on Nintendo 3DS and since then has also been released on Playstation 4, PS Vita and Wii U. Image & Form who created the game have still got to make some amendments to it before release and they’re also creating an “elaborate easter egg“. They don’t have a release date yet, but it seems they’re so excited about the news that they simply had to tell us all about it right now. They do expect it to be … Continue reading SteamWorld Dig to come to Xbox One

Steampunk News round up 13/03/2015

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Dan Marshall’s ‘The Swindle’ Stealing onto Consoles in 2015

theSwindle1London – 12.02.2014: Curve Digital are pleased to announced a partnership with Size Five Games to bring their Steampunk Cybercrime Caper, The Swindle, to all major consoles in 2015. The console version of The Swindle will be developed and published by Curve, and will launch alongside the PC version on the Xbox One, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita and Wii U later this year. Continue reading “Dan Marshall’s ‘The Swindle’ Stealing onto Consoles in 2015”

Museum supporting steampunk wins Person of the Year


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As punks, we’re all accustomed to breaking the rules; not conforming to what those rum coves in office say we have to do! One thing I’m proud of as a dweller of Sheffield is that it has the only building in the UK that has an ASBO. Simply because ASBO’s are only for people and this broke conformity. Thankfully, the nightclub has since closed, but the sense of obscure pride is still there. Continue reading “Museum supporting steampunk wins Person of the Year”